Modern Indian School

Chobhar, Kirtipur, Kathmandu

At an altitude of 4800 feet, Modern Indian School is located on the southern outskirts of Kathmandu city, along the Chobhar Dakshinkali road. The school is tucked away amidst verdant pine forests on one side and the Bagmati river on the other, three kilometers away from the bustling city center.

Notably, Modern Indian School (MIS) was the first school in Nepal to obtain CBSE affiliation and has been supported by the Indian Embassy in Nepal.



The sprawling and well-maintained playfield that envelops the school building emphasizes the adage of "healthy mind in a healthy body," providing students with ample opportunities for physical fitness. Modern Indian School (MIS) serves as a nexus of mental and physical development for all young learners.

Shree Radhe Shyam Saraf, Shree M.A. Lari, and Sdr Pritam Singh were the school's founders. The school was established in accordance with their vision and missionary zeal, and was placed under a non-profitable and charitable trust to fully serve the cause of education.

Modern Indian School was a long-awaited dream come true for the Indian community in Nepal, who were eager to have their children receive education in the Indian Board's English medium. The school materialized as a fulfilled vision, bringing a sense of pride and contentment to everyone involved in its establishment.

The management, with the support of the staff, has played a crucial role in constructing this institution brick by brick. Their tireless efforts, dedication, and focus on producing results have bound the school together. The experienced and motivated faculty have maintained the school's standards, ensuring its continued success.

Aims and Objectives

The main aim of the school is to provide such quality education as would help the students realize their full potential and enable them to meet squarely the emerging challenges offered by technologically advanced global information society of the future while maintaining the rich cultural heritage and much cherished values of our society. 

To achieve this aim the following objectives receive special emphasis:

  • Initiating them into the process of learning to learn so that they are well equipped with the know-how for renewing their knowledge in the fast changing environment, on their own, throughout their lives.
  • Developing the mental and physical abilities and necessary skills of the pupils along with the development of right attitudes through formal academic programs as well as other school activities.
  • Encouraging children to think for themselves and develop their imagination, ability to solve problems, creativity, aesthetic sense, and a host of other inherent abilities. Also develop self so that students are sensitized to the needs of the society of which 'self' is a part, and learn to solve conflicts within their own selves and with others.
  • Inculcating basic human values of truth, love, compassion, dignity of labor, moral courage and self discipline.
  • Developing a deep understanding and love of their culture along with a modern global outlook.
  • Last but not the least promoting excellence in the academic and all other areas.

Salient Features

School Bus

  • School buses are available for students of all classes, but in view of the limited number of seats, preference is given to small children and to those students who have to travel long distances. Bus fees are payable in advance along with the tuition fees by the 15th of the billing month.

House System

  • The school population is vertically divided into four units called Houses. The four houses are listed below:

    • Annapurna
    • Dhaulagiri
    • Gaurishankar
    • Kanchanjunga

Each House is under the charge of a House Master who is assisted by an Assistant House Master and has its own House Captains (boys & girls), who are responsible for discipline and organization of school activities. All competitions in games and co-curricular activities are held on a house basis.The House System forges bonds of loyalty and devotion. A healthy spirit of competition is cultivated among the students.


  • Students are expected to attend school on all working days and be punctual. The school does not, as a rule, approve of any leave during the session except in very exceptional circumstances like a serious illness.

Work experiences

It is mandatory for each student to undertake one of the following work experiences:

  • Dance
  • Music – Vocal & Instrument
  • Creative Drama
  • Craft
  • Art, Painting & Sketching
  • Campus Cleanliness
  • Yoga
  • Martial Art
  • Computers
  • Nature Club
  • Gardening
  • Cooking & Meal Planning


  • Students are encouraged to play different sports and games under close the  supervision of trained Physical Education teachers and specialized coaches. Students are trained in the following discipline:

    • Athletics
    • Football
    • Cricket
    • Basketball
    • Badminton
    • Table Tennis
    • Volleyball

The Students Council

Students Council serves as the primary means of communication between students and the school. The Students Council includes all of the student office bearers. Through this body of representatives nominated annually, the students get opportunities to express their views, make suggestions on various matters concerning the school, learn to shoulder responsibility and have practical training in leadership.

Co-curricular Activities

With the purpose of ensuring the overall development of students, a large number of Co-curricular activities are organized throughout the academic year. Important activities are:

  • Dramatics (English/Hindi/Nepali)
  • Public Speaking (Declamation, Debate, Elocution, Extempore Speech, Story Telling & Recitation)
  • Creative Writing (Essay, Story & Poetry)
  • Creative Work (Magazine Designing, Wall Magazine, Bulletin Board, Flower Arrangement, Rangoli & Salad Decoration)
  • Creative Art (Painting, Drawing & Sketching)
  • Quiz (General Awareness, Current Affairs & Situational Awareness)
  • Dance (Classical & Folk)
  • Music (Classical & Folk)

Project Work

During the course of study, students are given a number of projects and assignments to compliment each subject. Projects and assignments are duly evaluated and students are given credit for their work. They help students to work independent of teachers and act as a forum to show their abilities in creativity, application of knowledge and give practical experience in collecting, collating, analyzing and presenting information.

Admission Guidelines

Documents Required with Application Form

  • Registration form complete in all aspects.
  • Parents' Profile.
  • Xerox of the final Marksheet/Progress Report of the class last attended. (Not for PlayGroup and L.K.G.)
  • 3 Passport size photographs.
  • Xerox of 'Sent-Up' results of Class X (for class XI only).

Admission Process

  • Application forms can be collected from school on all working days from 9:00am to 2:00pm OR can also be filled on the school website.
  • Students will have to attend an entrance examination on the school premises.
  • Successful candidates will be called back for an interview with their parents. 
  • Following selection, students can move forward with admission process.

Documents Required during Admission

  • Transfer Certificate from the previous school in original. (Not for Playgroup, L.K.G. and U.K.G.)
  • Date of Birth Certificate.
  • Original Marksheet/Progress Report of the class last attended in the previous school.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate.
  • No Objection Certificate from Ministry of Education for Nepalese Citizens.
  • Migration Certificate for students seeking admission in Class XI who have passed X from a board other than CBSE.
  • Undertaking by the parent/guardian for those seeking admission in class XI.
  • Original Pass Certificate and Marksheet of the qualifying examination for Class XI.


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